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Finding Your Lost or Stolen iPhone

Finding Your Lost or Stolen iPhone
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The sad reality is that iPhones are lost and stolen every day.

The good news is that Apple has built some incredible tools into iOS that help keep your data safe and your devise locked down if you know it’s been misplaced or stolen.

As an Apple Premier Partner, we know If you happen to find yourself unsure of where your iPhone might be, you can do the following to locate it with success.

Find My iPhone

Find My iPhone is perhaps one of the most useful tools you have at your disposal to ensure that you can locate your phone if it ever leaves your hands.

It allows you to locate your lost devices, keep them disabled so thieves cannot use them, or even fully erase them if necessary. You must enable the program on your phone before you lose it in order for it to work.

The Cloud

Once you have established that you do not know where you phone is, the first step to take is logging into Find My iPone on another device.

It could be an iOS device, or even a PC. Go to iCloud.com, and if it has power and can be found on a cellular or Wi-Fi network, it will show up on the map.

You can use the map to find your phone’s approximate location and follow work backwards to where it might be. You can also activate Play Sound, which will play a loud beeping sound to help you hear where your iPhone is.

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If you are unsure of whether or not it has been simply lost, this is an ideal first step.

Call the Police

In every situation, if you feel as if your phone could have been stolen, you should always notify the police.

They can use Find My iPhone to locate the device and deal with the thieves in a save manner. MelroseIINC is an iPhone accessories store that can help you with every aspect of your iPhone.

Contact us today for more information about finding and protecting your devices.